There are some common symptoms of Psychosis, but not everyone can identify them at an early stage. And by the time it is done, it is important to get the Psychosis Treatment as soon as possible otherwise it can ruin the patient’s condition making it difficult for him to ever recover.
Psychosis is a condition where a person loses his contact with the reality and is unable to distinguish it from illusions. In simple words, a person who suffers from psychosis may experience hallucinations and delusions. This means he can hear voices or see something around, which is actually not there. He may interact with imaginary people and may show evidence of changes in his own personality as well. You can easily notice a disorganized thinking in him. This refers to the state when he changes topics in the middle of sentences or in some other inappropriate ways. Generally, psychosis patients are unable to diagnose their condition, as a result of which they often remain untreated for 1-2 years. However, remaining psychotic for a long period of time can prove to be quite dangerous. So, it is always important to get Psychosis Treatment on time.
If the symptoms of psychosis are identified at an early stage, then you can really prevent the disease from developing further. A few to name psychosis symptoms include sleep deprivation, severe clinical depression, bipolar disorder, severe psychosocial stress, and some focal epileptic disorders. The most common causes of Psychosis are some of the stressful life events, like working in a hostile environment, being in a relationship that is about to end, the death of loved ones etc. When psychosis triggered by stress is identified at an early stage, it is easy to control and recover from it. However, for patients who are in a state of full-blown psychosis for many years, it may take long.
Psychosis treatment includes:
Antipsychotic drugsFamily supportPositive thoughtsEducationProper friendly conductIndividual or Group therapies
Generally, when people suffer from psychosis they lose their normal functioning and forget how to take care of them. Also, if the condition is left untreated, they can harm themselves or others.
Social Phobia or social anxiety disorder is another increasingly common disorder from which many people are suffering today. It is basically the fear that people feel when they are in a social gathering. They feel discomfort being around other people. Such people are unable to speak with the strangers. Luckily, there are many social phobia treatments available today, but the results are quite slow. In addition to this, there are many factors depending upon which, the speed of treatment differs. Also, every person is different, so everything can’t work similar for everyone.
Psychosis is a highly misunderstood condition. In this talk, Paul illustrates the condition’s complexity, taking apart how our brains perceive reality by reinventing illusions around us. If perception is just a form of controlled hallucination, what does that make hallucination?
Paul Fletcher is the Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience at the Department of Psychiatry in Cambridge, and works at the Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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